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MACMA Musee d'Art et de Culture de Marrakech

61, Rue de Yougoslavie | Passage Ghandouri, Gueliz, Marrakech 40000, Morocco
+212 5244-47379
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A must on your art tour Marrakech

A museum that should be on your list when you are an art lover. Not easy to find but well worth the... read more

Reviewed March 4, 2018
marlene_coco-morocco
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Marrakech, Morocco
Closed till 15th Feb 2018

This is not a comment on the quality of the museum but a warning to potential travellers (who may... read more

Reviewed February 6, 2018
jrapeter
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Cheddar, United Kingdom
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The Macma is a private museum created by a passionate collector. It presents an exclusive collection of paintings and art pieces that are an integral part of the Moroccan artistic scene from the years 1920 to contemporary trends. The Macma also presents on its own, or in partnership, temporary thematic exhibitions that expresses the art of the country, but also from the international.
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61, Rue de Yougoslavie | Passage Ghandouri, Gueliz, Marrakech 40000, Morocco
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Reviewed 4 March 2018

A museum that should be on your list when you are an art lover. Not easy to find but well worth the trip there. Beautiful setting and architecture and a small but relevant selection on African contemporary art.

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486christophe, Directeur général at MACMA Musee d'Art et de Culture de Marrakech, responded to this reviewResponded 5 March 2018

Dear Madam, Thank you for your visit and comment on our museum. Hope you will come and visit us again soon, as we are preparing a new exhibition " 50 years of creation in Morocco". Best and grateful Regards, Christophe Sokal

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Reviewed 6 February 2018 via mobile

This is not a comment on the quality of the museum but a warning to potential travellers (who may, like us, walk an hour to get here!) that it is shut till 15th Feb. Museum, please note your trip advisor page still shows that you...More

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486christophe, Directeur général at MACMA Musee d'Art et de Culture de Marrakech, responded to this reviewResponded 8 February 2018

Dear Peter, Thank you for your comment. Once again, we do apologize fro the temporary closing of our Museum due to the preparation of à new exhibition, to be held on next 15 february. We are also sorry not to have mentionned it on Trip...More

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Reviewed 7 January 2018

This place s in a shopping centre, one half of which seems empty, but it's worth seeking it out. The works are well displayed and the entrance to the exhibits is really well done. There's a toilet.More

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Christophe S, Directeur général at MACMA Musee d'Art et de Culture de Marrakech, responded to this reviewResponded 10 January 2018

Many thanks for your advices and kind evaluation of our museum. it is always a pleasure to welcome visitors as you in our "small place" dedicated to global art history of Morocco. Soon, we will open another museum in the heart of the medina, so...More

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Reviewed 21 November 2017

We had some trouble finding the MACMA on the first go and it was a lot smaller then what we imagined but it was really fun to visit and we some really cool and colourful works. The girl at the counter was really friendly as...More

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Christophe S, Directeur général at MACMA Musee d'Art et de Culture de Marrakech, responded to this reviewResponded 22 November 2017

Dear Piet, Thank you for your visit and kind comment on our "small" museum. I forward your compliment too to Bouchra, our cashier. We try to perform with a quite small place in the new town Gueliz, but soon we will be able to welcome...More

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Reviewed 7 November 2017 via mobile

I have been trying to find time to visit this new private museum opened in 2016 for a while. It is dedicated to oriental art from the 19th and 20th centuries. Paintings by European artists, influenced by Morocco, sit alongside local Moroccan artists. There are...More

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Christophe S, Directeur général at MACMA Musee d'Art et de Culture de Marrakech, responded to this reviewResponded 14 November 2017

Dear Michele, Thank you for your kind report on your visit at the Macma. It expresses your motivation and great interest fort oriental art, and of course we do apologize for the "difficult way" to find us inside the Passage Ghandouri. But anyway, we will...More

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Reviewed 20 October 2017

There is some really great art in this small museum, all by local artists, at least when I visited. Some of the art work were exceptional. It is, alas, too small and I was left longing for more. Nevertheless it's worth a brief visit. I...More

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Christophe S, Directeur général at MACMA Musee d'Art et de Culture de Marrakech, responded to this reviewResponded 23 October 2017

Dear Robert We thank you for your comment and your support. And we apologize for the air conditioning missing (due to a technical problem). Well, the museum is not so big, for sure with 450 m³, but we do present in it about 80 oriental...More

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Reviewed 12 July 2017 via mobile

Small but really enjoyable museum. The staff was on point, the museum itself let you pass through some beautiful paintings from Marrocan artists. I didnt knew anything about the modern and contemporary mouvements in nothern Africa and was blessed to discover their art. Special mentions...More

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Christophe S, Directeur général at MACMA Musee d'Art et de Culture de Marrakech, responded to this reviewResponded 13 July 2017

Thank you for your kind appreciation. We hope to see you again soon.

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Reviewed 4 July 2017

Beautiful art. Allows photography, which was nice. It'd be hard to spend more than an hour here and it's a long way from the classical tourist attractions, but we made a good run of seeing this museum along with the various other galleries nearby (CMOOA,...More

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Christophe S, Directeur général at MACMA Musee d'Art et de Culture de Marrakech, responded to this reviewResponded 6 July 2017

Hello Jeremy, Thank you for your kind comment on our "small" museum. Let us complete your opinon with the fact that we soon will extend the museum in the medina. Hope to see you back soon for this new opportunity.

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Reviewed 26 May 2017

A surprisingly great place. We were guided through the rooms by a fine gentleman with a passion for the art work, the history behind the art, and the history of the events depicted. Very good English (and undoubtedly Arabic and French). Worth finding.More

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Christophe S, Directeur général at MACMA Musee d'Art et de Culture de Marrakech, responded to this reviewResponded 27 May 2017

Thank you so much for your comment. It was a pleasure to welcme you. Regarding your remark about the difficulty to find us, we are working on a better indication of our place as well as on more information in the stores and hotels around...More

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Reviewed 26 March 2017

Worth a visit but hard to find, luckily we hard a guide to show us around, nice bits of Moroccan art

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Christophe S, Directeur général at MACMA Musee d'Art et de Culture de Marrakech, responded to this reviewResponded 28 April 2017

Thank you so much for your kind comment.

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